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Rafael Estrada Hora

Rafael Estrada Hora

Manager of Information Systems, Telecommunications, and Process Control, Antamina Mining Company

Ing. Rafael Estrada Hora has more than 20 years of experience in technology management and automation for industrial companies, also is a recognized international keynote speaker in innovation and technology management.

He is the Manager of information systems, telecommunications, and process control at Antamina Mining Company, Leader of Perumin Hub 2023, the main open innovation program in Peru that seeks solutions to the great challenges of the mining sector through collaborative open innovation and  the Angel investor and director of innovative technology startups for industrial sectors.

Academic background:

  • MBA with honors, ESAN Graduate School of Business, Lima, Peru.
  • CIO certificate program, CIO Institute, Carnegie Mellon University.
  • Diploma The Innovative CIO, Stanford University Graduate School of Business, California, USA.
  • Diploma Artificial Intelligence: Implications for business strategy, Sloan Management School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT, USA.
  • Diploma in International Business, Tsinghua University, Shanghai, China.
  • The Effective Executive and Gearing Up for Innovation Diploma, Peter Drucker Institute, Claremont University, California, USA.
  • Diploma on IT Management, CIO Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Arlington, USA.
  • Diploma on Venture Capital, Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile.
  • Certification program for board members, Centrum Graduated Business School, Lima, Peru.
  • Certified technician in automation and control systems, International Society of Automation - ISA, Santiago, Chile.
  • Information Systems Engineer, Antenor Orrego University, Trujillo, Peru.

Social and professional projection:

  • International angel investor and advisor for innovative technology startups for industrial sectors
  • International jury and mentor in Pitch Competitions and Hackhatons.
  • Leader of the first worldwide hackathon for technological solutions focused on the mining sector.
  • Past-President of the Technology and Innovation Committee of the National Society of Mining, Energy and Petroleum of Peru (SNMPE).
  • Professor of the MBA and Specialized Masters at ESAN Graduate School of Business, Lima, Peru.